Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
If you are of African Caribbean origin you may have a higher risk of stroke than other people in the UK. But there are things you can do to stay healthy and avoid a stroke.
Find out why you may lose control of your bladder or bowels after a stroke, the kinds of problems this can cause and how they can be treated.
This guide contains information on some of the topics that can arise when someone is seriously ill after a stroke or nearing the end of their life. It covers areas such as consenting to treatment and advance decisions.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.